British television network ITV has
released a pair of clips from the upcoming comedy Vicious,
which stars Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi.
Vicious, originally titled
Vicious Old Queens, looks at the lives of elderly gay couple
Freddie (McKellen), a retired actor, and Stuart (Jacobi), a former
Jacobi and McKellen are gay in real
The 6 30-minute episode series is
written by Gary Janetti, a former writer and executive producer of
the Fox animated series Family Guy and
NBC's Will & Grace
In one clip, Stuart
and Freddie are sitting on a couch sipping tea.
“So who were you
squawking at on the phone just now?” Freddie asks.
“Did you finally
tell her about us?”
“I'm waiting for
the right time.”
“It's been 48
years,” Freddie responds. (The video is embedded on this page.
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The series is set
to premiere sometime this month. There are currently no plans to
broadcast the series in the United States.